04/21/2020|Inside Verizon

So many helping hands.

By: Jeremy Godwin

From Volunteer Week to kids delivering free meals, the V Team finds new ways to run to a crisis.

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On today’s Up To Speed Live, Tami and Rose offered the following updates.

  • BlueJeans: internal and external use cases
  • One World: Together At Home concert garnered rave reviews and raised $120 million, streamed by 6 million people on Yahoo
  • For Global Volunteer Week, check out opportunities on the volunteer portal; each one counts towards our company goal of 2.5 million volunteer hours for the year
  • V Teamers 3D printing equipment for front line workers
  • The V Team family providing meals for medical front line workers
  • PayItForwardLIVE tonight: Gaming world-champ EMUHLEET from Dignitas and comedian Lilly Singh live at 8PM ET/5PM PT on Twitter @Verizon, EMUHLEET’s Twitch, Yahoo, Verizon’s Facebook page, Fios Channel 501 and YouTube
  • PayItForwardLIVE tomorrow: Billie Eilish and Finneas performing on a special Wednesday edition at 8PM ET/5PM PT on @Verizon Twitter page

Get the latest information on our Coronavirus Resource Page (Inside Verizon, The Street).

If you have any questions, email them to live@verizon.com.

Click here for a transcript of the webcast.

Reminder, tune in tomorrow at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT for Up To Speed Live.

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About the author:

Jeremy Godwin is a member of the Verizon Corporate Communications team and a regular host of Up to Speed. He's the team's resident tech geek and media junkie.

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